Zambia (CURE/MNN) — The CURE International presence in Zambia began
in 2004 when the ministry signed an
agreement with the Zambian Ministry of Health to operate a pediatric teaching
The Beit CURE
Zambia is one of the few hospitals in Zambia able to adequately address the
surgical needs of the disabled children in the country. The hospital campus is
comprised of six buildings housing 45 patient beds in the children's ward and
16 beds in the private patients ward.
Since opening its
doors, Beit CURE Zambia has seen over 8,000 patients and performed nearly 4,000
What's more, the
ministry has continued to grow. It's
branching out yet again, this time with the CUREkids program. That program is the bridge between supporters and the
kids the teams get to serve.
Donors contribute to the needs of specific children and follow
their progress step-by step. Along the
way, CURE staff posts pictures and stories of patients who have surgeries
scheduled. Anyone who is interested in
supporting or praying for these children can view their stories and choose to
CURE also sends updates to the followers through e-mail or lets
them see the updates in their Facebook news feeds. The goal is a deeper level
of involvement for everyone who cares about healing children for the sake of
Due to the growth of the work in Zambia, Beit CURE Zambia needs someone on the ground to essentially become
"eyes and ears" to help tell the story of healing.
The ministry has CUREkids implemented in five hospitals and is now looking to launch a sixth: in Zambia.
CURE is looking for a Coordinator to begin the program there the
first week of September 2012. Potential
leaders would be passionate about Christ, love story telling, kids, and
missions. Check our Featured Links
Section for more details.